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Are you searching for the cheapest local and international flights online to make your own flight bookings? You’ve come to the right place! With SA Airlines you can skip the hassle and save on your airline tickets at the same time.

Be your own travel agent with SA Airlines’ powerful search engine browser where you can compare and process secure online flight bookings quickly, simply and affordably. Our simple flight booking process gives you instant access to the cheapest domestic and international flights 24/7/365.

Follow the 5-step process below and you’ll be booked and ready to go in no time at all!

How SA Airlines works

Cut out the middleman and save when you book online with SAA. That means more moola for you to spend on activities, accommodation and attractions when you arrive.

Our booking engine is powered by the renowned and reputable international travel company, Travelstart. That means you can rest assured that there are no catches and no hidden costs – only the best prices on airline tickets and the convenience of a secure and simple online booking procedure.

Step 1: Start your search for cheap flights by entering your place of departure and your destination (for a return flight booking – or select one way) into our booking engine above and selecting your preferred travel dates.

Flight booking step 1

Flight booking step 1a

If your travel ambitions are flexible, and you want the widest variety of options, you can search for 2 or 3 days before and after your ideal dates. Alternatively, searching for the exact dates will still give you access to the best cheap flights available.

Next select the number of travellers from the convenient drop down menu and hit ‘search’.

Flight booking step 1b

Our state of the art software will scour the hundreds of airline data bases and present you with every flight that meets your requirements. Within seconds, you’ll be able to see all the best available cheap flights to and from South Africa on your screen.

Flight booking step 1c

If desired, you can adjust your search criteria using the filter on the left hand side of the screen. You can also arrange the search results according to price, duration and departure time using the dropdown menu above the flights.

Step 2: View the details of available flights by clicking on the view button next to each flight. Browse through the options and choose the airfares that suit your budget, travel dates and preferred airline.

Flight booking step 2

When you’ve compared the cheapest flights and made up your mind, click the blue ‘Book this Flight’’ button on the right of your screen.

Step 3:Enter the details of each traveller in the required fields, add your frequent flyer number, any meal preferences and select your seat if desired. You also have the option to purchase a product which enables you to change your flight dates without paying penalties. When you’re done, hit ‘continue’ at the bottom of the screen.

Flight booking step 3

Step 4:Choose any desired insurances to cover you for unexpected mishaps concerning your travels. Read the offers carefully, we have some of the best travel insurance products around.

To confirm your booking, click ‘continue’ at the bottom of the page.

Flight booking step 4

Step 5:Select a payment method, enter all the relevant details and confirm the details of your flight. If you have a voucher code for special discounts on flights, you can enter it in the required field.

Flight booking step 5

To complete the process, hit ‘Book Now’ and you’re good to go.

As soon as your payment has been successfully processed, you’ll receive confirmation via email. If you pay with your credit card, this will be almost instantly.

It’s as easy as that! What’s more, our booking engine is available on your phone, laptop or desktop, so you can book anywhere, anytime. No fuss, no waiting around and no paperwork.

There’s no better way to start your journey than with SA Airlines online flight bookings.

Safe travels and enjoy your trip!